Trend toward multipole brushless DC motors increases.

This 14 pole Brushless DC motor is one of the latest motor designs by maxon motor.

For almost any application from manufacturing equipment to medical devices, finding the correct balance on motor speed and torque is critical. The power density for brushless DC motors is not only improving but also the range of motors with different combinations of speed and torque. While a 2 pole brushless motor can give a high power level at a very high speed (an example being maxon motors 250W 25mm diameter 70,000rpm brushless DC motor); high speeds are often not able to be efficiently converted by planetary gearheads. Pancake style or brushless flat motors with external rotors (often called outrunners) are an excellent option for direct driving without the need for planetary gearheads, however application space constraints do not always allow for larger motor diameters. In steps the latest ECi motors that fill a sought after mid-point offering manageable speeds and very high torque levels for their diameter. The particular motor performance niche is achieved with a 14 pole inner rotor design.  The example pictured is only the second of its kind in Australia and also features a tiny 1024cpt encoder and a 42mm planetary gearhead.

Contact maxon motor Australia on +61 2 9457 7477.

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Pictured above is the multipole brushless DC motor © 2015 maxon motor

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Pictured above is the multipole brushless DC motor with encoder © 2015 maxon motor

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About maxon motor Australia

maxon motor is the world’s leading supplier of high-precision drive systems. More than 40 years’ experience, constant innovation, top-quality products and competent customer service make maxon motor a reliable partner in the drive technology sector. We are driven by your specific requirements. The product range incorporated in the modular system is comprehensive: Brushed and Brushless DC motors with the unique ironless maxon winding Flat motors with iron cores Planetary gears, spur gears and special gears Sensors (encoders, DC tachos, resolvers) Servo amplifiers, position controllers and control electronics High-tech CIM and MIM components Customer specific drive solutions. maxon motor is a Swiss company headquartered in Sachseln (Central Switzerland) that employs more than 2000 staff worldwide. With 14 sales companies based in over 30 countries, sales partners in another 10 countries and with six production sites, maxon motor are able to provide locally-based and competent customer service. maxon motor helps provide innovative solutions at competitive prices for numerous applications in various markets, such as Medical technology, Industrial automation and robotics, Aerospace industry, Automotive industry, Communication, Consumer applications, Inspection and Instrumentation and Safety engineering. maxon motor Australia is based in Mt Kuring-Gai NSW and our staff will be happy to help you with all your DC motor and technical enquiries. www.maxonmotor.com.au

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